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Lens advice for GX80 - Speedbooster or native


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1 minute ago, jonpais said:

Depends on the camera? ? I thought we were talking about the GX80. 

Yes, but I seems like nobody has tried it. It sort of fits on the gh4 according to an old entry by Andrew, but if the gx80 is a tiny Little Different it might not. Anyway, I'll just do some proper google search once I get to my PC.

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Mine arrived yesterday, body only, so any lens advice would be more than welcomed.... I know, Iknow, I should have asked more questions.

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